The University of Miami's Gian Piero Ragonesi donned Italy's famous azzurro this weekend, competing at the 2015 European Under-23 Championships. The Hurricanes' talented thrower competed in the men's discus, posting a mark of 52.63m. Ragonesi is the fourth Hurricane to compete this summer following the collegiate season.   Shakima Wimbl...

by James Edwards Besides the many fans and those in the sports world, there's another place in particular mourning the death of baseball legend Yogi Berra: a St. Louis neighborhood called The Hill. Berra grew up in The Hill, which became the nucleus of the city's Italian community, as many Italian immigrants settled there when arriving to St....

di Roberto Zanni, Gente d'Italia - ItaliaChiamaItalia   Si chiama AC Seattle, è una società di calcio femminile americana, che si trova nell'omonima città, partecipa alla Wpls, che vuole dire 'Women's Premier Soccer League', ma è soprattutto un progetto, probabilmente unico a livello mondiale. Perchè l'idea di partenza che ha portato alla cr...

When one thinks of the traditional Italian pastimes, several things come to mind: Food. Wine. Art. Music. Talking. And...Golfing?   It may not be your traditional game of bocce ball, but members of the Italian American Golf Association of San Diego have been gathering since 1965 to "bring golfers of Italian heritage together for friendly com...

NEW ORLEANS. Ed eccoci al 47° Super Bowl tra i Baltimore Ravens e i San Francisco 49ers dal Mercedes-Benz Superdome di New Orleans, già tutta in festa per il Carnevale.La partita è stata ribattezzata dai media "un affare di famiglia", visto che, per la prima volta nella storia le due squadre rivali sono guidate da due fratelli. Il 49enne Jim Harbau...

The Wolves sold their final draft pick to the Rockets, who selected Italian swingman Alessandro Gentile No. 53 overall. Gentile is 6'6″ but he has a guard's skill-set, and made 38.5 percent of his 3-pointers in the Italian league last season. Rockets GM Daryl Morey said that the 21-year-old prospect may even crack the rotation as a rookie.  ...

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini won the men's doubles title on Saturday at the Australian Open. The Italian duo came away with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over the French tandem of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the final.   They became the first Italian pairing to win a Grand Slam doubles crown since Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando...

by Kurtis Larson   Andrea Pirlo's first match in Major League Soccer could come against Toronto FC.The New York Daily News reported Sunday night that New York City FC has inked the Italian midfielder.   Despite having a year left on his contract with Serie A powerhouse Juventus, the 36-year-old World Cup-winner has reportedly agreed t...

The Italian-American Cultural Organization of the South Shore will host a bocce tournament and cookout on Sept. 20. The event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at 429 High St., Abington. Lunch will include Italian sausages. Proceeds will support the organization's scholarship fund. Tickets are $10 per person for lunch and cheerleading or $15...

Sefano Bonomo, the New York Red Bulls' second pick of the MLS SuperDraft (39th overall) and presumptive member of an elite tier of frequent flyers, has joined NYRB II per a report from Big Apple Soccer's Kristian Dyer - and subsequently confirmed by the club.   This news marks the end of a six-and-half-month journey through some of world Eur...